World of Fiery Webinars
An on-going program of educational, and free webinars that feature valuable information for color professionals and for owners and managers of print businesses and in-plant/CRD operations.

EFI World of Fiery Webinar Series

EFI is pleased to present our free World of Fiery Webinar Series, an on-going program of educational, and free webinars that feature valuable information for color professionals and for owners and managers of print businesses and in-plant/CRD operations. Join our subject matter experts to hear best practices, gather tips for success, and learn how to compete more effectively. 

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Job layout and cutting options in Fiery XF
Correct file preparation results in predictable output and improved control when jobs arrive at your RIP. This session will feature the different cutting options plus the many layout functionalities with Fiery XF. Join us to hear about:
  • Fiery XF and Fiery proServer's cutting options
  • Cut path creation and use
  • Tiling, nesting and step & repeat functions
Duration: 1 hour
Topic:
Job Preparation
Presenter: John Nate
Recipe for VDP - A Primer for Creating Successful Campaigns

Take stress out of variable data printing with a step-by-step guide to creating powerful VDP campaigns that drive more business for your customers.
  • Understand how to set goals, choose communication channels and implement campaign elements
  • Learn how to select the right VDP language for your workflow
  • See both simple and complex variable data campaigns built during the webinar
Duration: 1 hour
Topic:
Variable Data Printing
Presenter: Hans Sep & Giselle de la Moriniere
File preparation for specialty inkjet printing
Successful specialty printing starts with proper file preparation. Whether you use white or other specialty inks, work with spot colors, or need wide gamut printing, correct file preparation is critical to achieve the correct results. Join us to understand:
  • Which software and file formats to use for your desired results
  • How to verify if a file is print ready
  • What tasks and changes can be performed in your RIP
Duration: 1 hour
Topic:
Color Management
Presenter: John Nate
Color management inside Fiery XF and Fiery proServer
Put your knowledge into practice plus gain an in-depth understanding of RIP level color controls. Knowing end-to-end color management will give the best possible results in the least amount of time. Join to learn more about:
  • Applying the correct settings for a job type and end product
  • Which Fiery XF settings impact color
  • Custom calibration, profiling and optimization
  • Working with spot colors
Duration: 1 hour
Topic:
Color Management
Presenter: John Nate
Color standards and specifications
Whether you are producing contract proofs or wide format prints, knowledge of the latest color-industry standards and how they apply to wide format printing is a must to satisfy today's customer needs. Join us to hear about:
  • Why standards exist and what they are useful for
  • The latest standards and how they differ globally
  • G7, where this fits
  • Where standards impact the print process
Duration: 1 hour
Topic:
Color Management
Presenter: John Nate
Color management fundamentals
Understanding the foundations of color theory and management is key to getting the most from your design software and color technologies. This session explains these principles and covers inkjet-printing considerations such as wide-gamut printing, using multiple channels, and matching different print technologies. Join us to understand:
  • Basic color theory and management terms
  • Color spaces and rendering intents
  • ICC profiles, assigning and conversions
  • The importance of calibration and profiling
Duration: 1 hour
Topic:
Color Management
Presenter: John Nate
Image results
Best practices for producing outstanding image quality results
See how you can achieve perfect output quality for images and vectors in a high-volume production environment. Learn best practices to overcome common issues by:
  • Identifying print quality problems in color images, including techniques to visually evaluate both color and grayscale images for quality assurance
  • Optimizing output quality for vector graphics, such as illustrations and gradients, in both design applications and the DFE
  • Understanding print quality issues that can result from design elements including transparency and overprints
  • Configuring a DFE so that grayscale pages don't result in a color click charge, plus optimizing image quality for grayscale pages
Duration: 1 hour
Topic:
Color Management
Presenter: Lou Prestia & Heather Blakley
Investment
Getting the most out of your Fiery investment
Your productivity depends on the ability to create fast, efficient and automated workflows that can help you reduce errors and increase your output. Join us in this Webinar to understand:
  • Why Fiery — what is a Fiery digital front end (DFE) and how it can help you produce more
  • The basics of Fiery Command WorkStation — where to start and how to optimize your job management
  • Examples of setting up common job management workflows
  • Tips and resources for ensuring your ongoing success
Duration: 1 hour
Topic:
Job Management
Presenter: John Grubb
Take document layout to the next level
Learn how easy and fast it can be to prepare jobs to print correctly the first time while saving your customers' design time, using in-RIP prepress and makeready tools.

Duration: 1 hour
Topic:
Job Preparation
Presenter: Veronica Carlson, Ling Wang & Chris Ripka
Ten ways that Fiery tools make VDP easy
Not sure where to start with VDP? Learn how to create cross-media VDP campaigns that will make both you and your customers more successful. Learn how various technologies increase audience engagement and reach beyond the printed page, plus hear how other print service providers have successfully grown their VDP portfolios.
Duration: 1 hour
Topic:
Variable Data Printing
Presenter: Hans Sep, Giselle de la Moriniere, Jeremy Diamond
The Business of VDP - How to get started and grow your profits
Not sure where to start with VDP? Learn how to create cross-media VDP campaigns that will make both you and your customers more successful. Learn how various technologies increase audience engagement and reach beyond the printed page, plus hear how other print service providers have successfully grown their VDP portfolios.
Duration: 1 hour
Topic:
Variable Data Printing
Presenter: Hans Sep, Giselle de la Moriniere, and Dan Foster
Best practices for matching industry color standards
More and more, print buyers are asking for their print jobs to match industry references, such as GRACoL, SWOP and Fogra. Join us to understand the importance of color standards, specifications and methods for your business and learn how to match your printers to an industry reference or a customer press profile.

Duration: 1 hour
Topic:
Color Management
Presenter: Lou Prestia & Heather Blakley
The ABCs of producing the best match for spot colors
Spot color matching is vital in protecting corporate brand identity and your customers expect you to produce them accurately and consistently. During this session, we will discuss the challenges of spot color matching and how you can differentiate your business by creating the best possible match for your customers. You will learn how to:
  • Create print jobs with spot colors
  • Define spot colors on the Fiery digital front end
  • Make custom profiles for top quality color matching
Duration: 1 hour
Topic:
Color Management
Presenter: Lou Prestia & Veronica Carlson
3 Key steps to get the right color the first try
Being able to quickly produce perfect profiles can make all the difference. It can help you achieve outstanding print matching and avoid rework — saving time, materials and customers. Join this session to learn how to optimize settings and calibration to attain the best and most predictable color output. You will gain an understanding of:
  • Color management for digital workflows
  • Color calibration and profiling
  • Color matching across print technologies
Duration: 1 hour
Topic:
Color Management
Presenter: Lou Prestia & Veronica Carlson